Podcast Pick: The Pessimists Archive

Read any headlines recently about how technology is ruining our lives or perhaps the lives of our children? That’s nothing n…

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Podcast Pick: Motive Unknown

I’m a keen podcast consumer. Scrolling through my subscriptions for music industry inspiration I want to feature some of my …

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Working with OneFest – Introducing Young People to the Live Music Industry

It’s hard starting out in the music industry. In a “who you know” world, how do you get that first introduction? That first projec…

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The Japanese Music Market and Tokyo Dance Music Event

This month I’ve been exploring Tokyo. The neon city is more different from London, New York or LA than I ever could have ima…

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Future Music Conferences

Some of the best conversations I’ve had all year came at International Music Summit, midem and Amsterdam Dance Event. Building con…

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Interview with David from Liilt about past, present and plans for 2016 for Chew

This article was originally published on the Liilt under the title “Big year ahead for live-streaming with Chew.tv – #TechTu…

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Newsbeat, Where Have All The Clubs Gone?The BBC have released some really interesting music focussed short documentaries in the last few weeks. Many sources have been reporting the large scale closing of clubs up and down the country. Here’s the Newsbeat take.

Dance Music Genre Trends from Beatport

It’s old data now but this graph from a 2014 Mixmag article shows some amazing trends in dance music genres and their popularity. Particularly of interest to me was the rise and rise of Deep House and the Everest of a peak which is Dubstep.

Facebook moves sideways into live streamingYouTube Live, Twitch, Periscope, Meerkat and now Facebook are all getting into live streaming for music. It’s really interesting to see how the proliferation of streaming platforms coving the space will go and perhaps lead to a consolidation at some point in the future.What we can be sure of, if Facebook use the same strategy with live video content as they have been with pure video content, these streams will be reaching a lot of eyeballs.

International Music Summit – Young Industry Leader Announcement

Read: International Music Summit – Young Industry Leader Announcement In May this year I wrote an essay The Return to Music …

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